What Social Life?: The Truth About Choosing Academia

I’ve been in school my entire life. At 26 years old, I’ve qualified as a student for 80% of my existence. I am good at it, and anyone who makes it to and through a graduate-level program is likely good at it too. Nevertheless, being “good” at it doesn’t mean it isn’t difficult. I enrolled … Continue reading What Social Life?: The Truth About Choosing Academia

What My Clients Taught Their Therapist

I should probably emphasize that this was my first year providing traditional therapy. Meaning an adult came into my office routinely and we met for 50 mins. My previous clinical experience was in-home or community-based and the designated population was children and teenagers. "Sessions" were often hours long and sometimes included parents or other family … Continue reading What My Clients Taught Their Therapist

One Year After the “Open Letter”

One year ago, I wrote an open letter to three men. What these men had in common was me, and their desire for commitment during a time when I wasn’t ready. It was the most viewed piece I’d written for WC prior to my domain switch, and it was my most vulnerable. I tend to … Continue reading One Year After the “Open Letter”